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Amden

Amden Ski Resort Guide

Amden, Switzerland

Ski Area Highlights
Recommended ForIntermediates.
Total Piste Length20km12 miles
Highest Lift1,684m5,525ft
Resort Height950m3,117ft
 Nearest AirportsSt. Gallen-Altenrhein and Zurich
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Amden

The Swiss ski resort of Amden is in the Swiss Alps at an altitude of 950m3,117ft, with 20km12 miles of marked runs.

Summary

Amden has direct access to 20km12 miles of downhill skiing, with 12 marked pistes, served by a total of 7 ski lifts.

Skiing

There is skiing to suit a range of abilities.

Snowboarding

Sorry, we don't yet know much about Snowboarding in Amden.

Notable Ski Runs

The longest possible descent in Amden is 2km1 miles long.

Snow and Weather

When will it snow in Amden?

The next notable snow forecast is 2cm1in, expected on 5 December, with around 8cm3in forecast over the next 7 days.

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Ski Area Stats

Amden Ski Area

Piste and Lift Stats
Black Pistes
Expert Trails
 2 3km2 miles
Red Pistes
Intermediate Runs
 4 7km4 miles
Blue Pistes
Easy Trails
 6 10km6 miles
Downhill
Total Length
20km12 miles
Cross Country
Total Length
8km5 miles
Ski Lifts
Number of Lifts
7

Altitudes

Amden Ski Area Heights

Lift Heights and Resort Altitude
Highest Lift1,684m5,525ft
Lowest Piste1,000m3,281ft
Resort Altitude (Amden)950m3,117ft

Ski Hire in Amden

Ski Hire Shops in Amden.

For more information, see our page about Amden Ski Hire.

Location and Map

Where is Amden?

This ski resort is in the Swiss Alps in See-Gaster, St. Gallen.

Map

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How to get there

 By Air

The nearest airport to Amden is St. Gallen-Altenrhein, 59 minutes drive away.

Zurich, Friedrichshafen, Basel-Mulhouse-Freiburg, Basel, Memmingen, Berne, Lugano, Innsbruck Airport and Strasbourg airports are all within three hours drive.

St. Gallen-Altenrhein is just one hours drive away, in good driving conditions, so you can be on the piste quickly.

Infrastructure

Ski Lift Capacity

The seven ski lifts are able to uplift 3,800 skiers and snowboarders every hour.

Season Dates

When is Amden open?

 Open from : December 18, 2021.

 Closes : March 13, 2022.

NOTE:- Ski area, lift and piste opening is subject to Current Snow Conditions.

COVID-19 / Coronavirus

We don't yet have specific details of the COVID-19 precautions being taken in Amden, but they are likely to include most of the following :-

  • Face masks required on lifts, and in shops.
  • Social distancing in public areas.
  • Reduced lift capacity.
  • Extensive disinfection / sanitization.

French Ski Resort COVID-19 Measures describes further measures that may also be applied.

Visit the Amden Tourist Office for the latest.

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